January Monitor Fiasco Solution Supporting tagline
Monitor Fiasco January 2014
Just in case something like this happens again, these links helped me get where I was going to solve the issue:
This one didn’t work for me, but it’s preserved here for posterity: HOW TO FIX ERROR “THE SYSTEM IS RUNNING IN LOW-GRAPHICS MODE”?
…and once the previous links got me to where I was going, these two links: Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver and No second monitor and other problems provided me with the following code which solved my mess:
First I needed to check on which graphics card I had installed, and I used this command:
glxinfo | grep OpenGL jkdhfgldfkjghlsdfjkgh ldsfkjghlsdkfjgh sd;lfkgh;df